succeeded Fletcher as governor, when the Anti-Leislerians were reduced to a minority, and kept quiet for a while.
After the death of Bellomont (March 5, 1701), John Nanfan, his lieutenant, ruled for a while.
Nanfan favored the democratic party.
As soon as it was known that Lord Cornbury (q. v.), a thorough aristocrat and royalisNanfan favored the democratic party.
As soon as it was known that Lord Cornbury (q. v.), a thorough aristocrat and royalist, had been appointed governor, Bayard and his party heaped abuse not only upon the dead Bellomont, but upon Nanfan.
The latter saw that Bayard was on the verge of a pit which he had digged himself, and he pushed him into it. Bayard had procured an act, in 1691, aimed at Leisler and his supporters, providing that any person who Nanfan.
The latter saw that Bayard was on the verge of a pit which he had digged himself, and he pushed him into it. Bayard had procured an act, in 1691, aimed at Leisler and his supporters, providing that any person who should in any manner endeavor to disturb the government of the colony should be deemed rebels and traitors unto their majesties, and should incur the pains and penalties of the laws of England for such offence.
Bayard was arrested on a charge of treason, tried, convicted, and received the horrid sentence then imposed by the Engli
28, 1638 to 1647
Peter Stuyvesant May 11, 1647 to 1664
Under the English.
Richard NicollsSept. 8, 1664 to 1668
Francis LovelaceAug. 17, 1668to 1673
Anthony Colve1673 to 1674
Edmund AndrosNov. 10, 1674 to 1683
Thomas DonganAug. 27, 1683 1688
Francis Nicholson.1688 to 1689
Jacob LeislerJune 3, 1689to 1691
Henry SloughterMarch 19, 1691
Richard IngoldsbyJuly 26, 1691 1692
Benjamin FletcherAug. 30, 1692 1698
Richard, Earl Bellomont1698 1701
John Nanfan 1701 to 1702
Lord CornburyMay 3, 1702 to 1708
John, Lord Lovelace Dec. 18, 1708 to 1709
Richard IngoldsbyMay 9, 1709to 1710
Gerardus BeekmanApril 10, 1710
Robert HunterJune 14, 1710 1719
Peter SchuylerJuly 21, 1719 to 1720
William Burnet Sept. 17, 1720to 1728
John MontgomeryApril 15, 1728 to 1731
Rip Van Dam 1731 to 1732
William CosbyAug. 1, 1732to 1736
George Clarke1736 1743
George ClintonSept. 2, 1743to 1753
Sir Sanvers OsborneOct. 10, 1753
James De LanceyOct. 12, 1853 to
n the undertaking.
Kidd and Robert Livingston of New York were to have one-fifth of the proceeds.]
Richard Coote, Earl of Bellomont, appointed to succeed Governor Fletcher in 1695; commissioned, 1697, reaches New York......April 2, 1698
John Nanfan, a kinsman of Governor Bellomont, appointed lieutenant-governor......1698
Louis de Buade, Count de Frontenac, governor of Canada, dies, aged seventy-eight......Nov. 22, 1698
Remains of Jacob Leisler and Milborne honorably buried in the D arrested and ultimately sent to England, where he is tried, convicted, and hanged, with nine accomplices, at Execution Dock, London......May 24, 1701
of England dies......March 8, 1702
Queen Anne succeeds......702
Lieut.-Gov. John Nanfan acts as governor until the arrival of Edward Hyde, Lord Cornbury......May 3, 1702
Yellow fever in New York.
General Assembly at Jamaica, L. I.......1702
Lord Cornbury prohibits Presbyterians from preaching without his license.....